Algebra - math word problems

  1. Three members GP
    exp_growth The sum of three numbers in GP (geometric progression) is 21 and the sum of their squares is 189. Find the numbers.
  2. Six speeds
    gears-3 A drilling machine is to have 6 speed ranging from 50 to 750 revolution per minute. If the speed forms a geometric progression, determine their values.
  3. Pine's forest
    borovica There were so many pines in the forest that if they were sequentially numbered 1, 2, 3,. .. , would use three times more digits than the pine trees alone. How many pine trees were there in the forest?
  4. Three altitudes
    triangle_vysky A triangle with altitudes 4; 5 and 6 cm is given. Calculate the lengths of all medians and all sides in a triangle.
  5. Accelerated motion - mechanics
    dodavka The delivery truck with a total weight of 3.6 t accelerates from 76km/h to 130km/h in the 0.286 km long way. How much was the force needed to achieve this acceleration?
  6. Missing number
    fractions Blank +1/6 =3/2 find the missing number
  7. Six te 2
    eq1 If 3t-7=5t, then 6t=
  8. Eq2 2
    kardan3rd Solve following equation with quadratic members and rational function: (x2+1)/(x-4) + (x2-1)/(x+3) = 23
  9. Isosceles triangle 9
    iso_triangle Given an isosceles triangle ABC where AB= AC. The perimeter is 64cm and altitude is 24cm. Find the area of the isosceles triangle
  10. Gasoline-oil ratio
    fuel-pump The manufacturer of a scooter engine recommends a gasoline-oil fuel mixture ratio of 15 to 1. In a particular garage, we can buy pure gasoline and a gasoline-oil mixture, which is 75% gasoline. How much gasoline and how much of the gasoline-oil mix do w
  11. Bag of peanuts
    oriesky Joe eat 1/3 of a bag of peanuts, mark eat 1/4 of the remaining in the bag of peanuts, Alvin eat 1/2 of the remaining bag of peanuts, peter eat 10 peanuts, there are 71 peanuts left. Hon many peanuts were in the bags?
  12. An investment
    exp_growth2 How long will it take for an investment to double at a simple interest rate of 5.10% p. A. ? Express the answer in years and months, rounded up to the next month.
  13. Two math problems
    coins 1) The sum of twice a number and -6 is nine more than the opposite of that number. Find the number. 2) A collection of 27 coins, all nickels, and dimes, is worth $2.10. How many of each coin are there? The dime, in United States usage, is a ten-cent coi
  14. Working alone
    workers Tom and Chandri are doing household chores. Chandri can do the work twice as fast as Tom. If they work together, they can finish the work in 5 hours. How long does it take Tom working alone to do the same work?
  15. Investment 2
    exp_growth2 Jack invested $5000 in a 5-month term deposit at 4.7% p. A. . At the end of the 5-months, jack reinvested the maturity value from the first deposit into an 11-month term deposit at 7.3% p. A. What is the maturity value at the end of the second term deposi
  16. Examination 2
    test In an examination, a teacher awards 2 marks for every correct answer and subtract a mark for every wrong answer. If there are 20 questions and a child scored 25 marks how many correct answer did the child get?
  17. 80 students
    venn_intersect 80 students were asked what type of test they preferred. 50 students said they liked multiple choice and 42 liked true or false. If 36 liked both multiple choice and true or false types, how many students preferred multiple choice only?
  18. Intersect and conjuction
    venn_intersect Let U={1,2,3,4,5,6} A={1,3,5} B={2,4,6} C={3,6} Find the following. 1. )AUB 2. )A'UB'
  19. Car repair
    cars John bought a car for a certain sum of money. He spent 10% of the cost to repairs and sold the car for a profit of Rs. 11000. How much did he spend on repairs if he made a profit of 20%?
  20. Tabitha
    factory_butter_7 Tabitha manufactures a product that sells very well. The capacity of her facility is 241,000 units per year. The fixed costs are $122,000 per year and the variable costs are $11 per unit. The product currently sells for $17. a. What total revenue is req

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